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[movies]Alternative_Views-Program_Catalog - Frank Morrow
Catalog for all Alternative Views programs. See http://www.archive.org/details/alternative_views/
Keywords: progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; power structure
Downloads: 243
[movies]Alternative Views #021: THE ROCKEFELLERS - Frank Morrow
21. THE ROCKEFELLERS We feature a historical, economic and political analysis of the Rockefeller dynasty and the central role of its economic and political institutions in the national and international power structure. News ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use. *******************************************
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; News; Rockefeller; power structure
Downloads: 786
[movies]Alternative Views #016: VIET NAM AND CHINA - Frank Morrow
16. VIET NAM AND CHINA Features slides of Vietnam taken by Chris Cunningham, who visited the area as part of a church-sponsored tour. We also explore the rapprochement between the U.S. and the Peoples' Republic of China, and discuss the China-Vietnam war. Run time: 59:31 News ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; Chris Cunningham; China; Agent Orange; Viet Nam; CIA; chemical warfare; United States
Downloads: 693
[movies]Alternative Views #040: "S.O.S.": SAVE OUR "SHACKS" - Frank Morrow
A documentary about the attempt of the University of Texas to demolish family student housing and the students' struggles to prevent it. The program captures the beauty and community of the housing area. Also featured are former U.S. Senator Ralph Yarborough and State Representative Mary Jane Bode. Government professor Al Watkins discusses this situation and other contemporary attempts at urban renewal in Austin and in the rest of the U.S...
Keywords: progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; community; housing; urban renewal; University of Texas
Downloads: 167
[movies]Alternative Views #025: ENERGY: TWO ALTERNATIVES - Frank Morrow
25. ENERGY: TWO ALTERNATIVES With Austin voters facing a referendum on whether to continue participation in the South Texas Nuclear Project, "Alternative Views" devotes four consecutive nights, two hours each night. to the subject of energy. We repeat several earlier shows (see programs 4, 14, 20) and feature in addition new programming, including a tape of a speech delivered by Daniel Ellsberg, a "special report" on the dangers of lignite coal, a demonstration of a working solar collector, and ...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; energy; Austin; South Texas Nuclear Project; Daniel Ellsberg; coal; solar; The China Syndrome; Three Mile Island
Downloads: 403
[movies]Alternative Views #041: SALT II: WHAT DOES IT MEAN? - Frank Morrow
41. (N) SALT II: WHAT DOES IT MEAN? Ronald Steel, author of _Pax Americana_ and frequent contributor to _New York Review of Books_, _Nation_, and _New York Times_, discusses SALT II and the history behind it, starting with the Cold War. The program also contains the movie _War Without Winners_. ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; Ronald Steel; SALT II; Cold War; War Without Winners
Downloads: 260
[movies]Alternative Views #051: LOSING GROUND: THE FIGHT TO SAVE BARTON CREEK - Frank Morrow
51. LOSING GROUND: THE FIGHT TO SAVE BARTON CREEK A documentary about the fight to save Austin's Barton Creek watershed from the ecological abuses of real estate development. Some video footage from the air as well as a beautiful segment with original music about Barton Springs and discussion with many Austinites are featured. The economic, political and ecological aspects are discussed with two members of a citizen's group fighting to save the area...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; News; Austin; Barton Creek; watershed; ecology; real estate development
Downloads: 253
[movies]Alternative Views #044-THE GREAT TEX-MEX OIL SPILL - Frank Morrow
Using film clips from the local network affiliates, the history and significance of the Ixtoc oil spill off the Mexican coast is presented. How the oil spill shows the complicity between private enterprise and politics and the primacy of profit in oil production is discussed by environmentalists and political theorists. The program closes with a rather heated discussion of the media handling of the disaster with one of our regular panelists and two local newsmen...
Keywords: progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; Ixtoc; oil spill; Mexico; private enterprise; environment
Downloads: 529
[movies]Alternative Views #048: JOHN STOCKWELL AND THE CIA (PART III) - Frank Morrow
48. (C) JOHN STOCKWELL AND THE CIA (PART III) John Stockwell introduces the documentary made about him by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Saul Landau. The movie has been shown in several film festivals around the world and on TV in many countries; but the U.S. networks, including PBS, refused to show it. Consequently, our showing provides its American premiere. Next, we look at segments of three weeks' coverage by the TV networks of the situation concerning the Russian troops in Cuba, interspers...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; John Stockwell; CIA; documentary; Saul Landau; Cuba
Downloads: 676
[movies]Alternative Views #023: MEXICO: AN IMPENDING REVOLUTION? - Frank Morrow
23. (N) MEXICO: AN IMPENDING REVOLUTION? Authors Phillip Russell (_Mexico in Transition_) and Dick Reavis (_Without Documents_) discuss the guerrilla movement in Mexico. Film slides of Mexican history and Reavis' photographs of guerrillas in the mountains help illustrate the contemporary struggles of Mexican peasants. ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; guerrilla movement; Mexico; Phillip Russell; Dick Reavis
Downloads: 308
[movies]Alternative Views #034: A CONVERSATION WITH EDWARD DMYTRYK - Frank Morrow
34. A CONVERSATION WITH EDWARD DMYTRYK A fascinating hour with Hollywood director Edward Dmytryk, whose credits include such films as _The Caine Mutiny_, _Raintree County_, and _The Young Lions_. Dmytryk gained notoriety as one of the "Hollywood Ten" and highlights of the interview include his frank discussion of his early attraction to and later disavowal of the Communist Party. ****************************************** * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; Edward Dmytryk; Hollywood; director; Communist Party
Downloads: 296
[movies]Alternative Views #032: THE NOT SO JOLLY SIDE OF "OLDE" ENGLAND - Frank Morrow
32. (N) THE NOT SO JOLLY SIDE OF "OLDE" ENGLAND Nothing sacred escapes unscathed in Peter Bell's unflattering portrait of English society. Economics professor Bell, himself an Englishman, strips away the veneer of civility to reveal a culture reaping the ignominious legacy of is feudal and colonial past and analyzes the origins and implications of the present political crisis in England. Also featured is an analysis of the Rhodesian elections by a member of the South African Liberation Action Co...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; News; Peter Bell; English society; Rhodesia; South African Liberation Action Committee
Downloads: 354
[movies]Alternative Views #010: GARY SHAW & THE KENNEDY ASSASSINATION - Frank Morrow
Author of _Cover Up_ discusses the JFK assassination with emphasis on the new evidence obtained by Congress and by himself through the Freedom of Information Act; also features startling blowups of photographs of the assassination. News: May, 1986 Recorded 1981 Gary Shaw film recorded July, 1978 Copyright July, 1979 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use...
Keywords: progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; JFK; Kennedy assassination; CIA
Downloads: 2,608 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Alternative Views #030: MARX AND "SOCIALISM" TODAY: THE PROMISE BETRAYED? - Frank Morrow
30. MARX AND "SOCIALISM" TODAY: THE PROMISE BETRAYED? Svetozar Stojanovic, Yugoslavian writer and dissident, offers an eyewitness account of struggles to democratize Eastern bloc "socialism" and evaluates the ideas of Marx in the contemporary world. News ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use. *******************************************
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; News; Marx; Svetozar Stojanovic; Yugoslavia; socialism
Downloads: 1,637 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Alternative Views #058: IRAN: TWO INSIDERS' VIEWS - Frank Morrow
58. (N) IRAN: TWO INSIDERS' VIEWS In a stunning and emotional powerful program, an Iranian poet and political dissident vividly describes his incarceration and torture at the hands of the Shah's police -- SAVAK. Additionally, Lisa Radcliffe, who recently returned from an extensive trip to Iran, relates her experiences. She also shows the State Department documents which the students holding the hostages gave her, documenting CIA involvement and counter-revolutionary activity of the U.S...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; News; Iran; incarceration; torture; Shah; SAVAK; Lisa Radcliffe; CIA; hostages
Downloads: 582
[movies]Alternative Views #050: A CONVERSATION WITH GEORGE WALD - Frank Morrow
50. (N) A CONVERSATION WITH GEORGE WALD The Nobel Prize-winning biologist discusses the insanity of nuclear weapons, the dangers of nuclear energy, and the threats to survival which we currently face. He analyzes the socioeconomic roots of our current crisis and proposes solutions. News: November, 1979 Recorded November, 1979 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use...
Keywords: Alternative Views; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; George Wald; nuclear weapons; nuclear energy
Downloads: 237
[movies]Alternative Views #042: ALTERNATIVE VIEWS FIRST RETROSPECTIVE - Frank Morrow
42. ALTERNATIVE VIEWS FIRST RETROSPECTIVE (1979) This documentary contains representative sections of many programs produced during our first season. It shows the wide range of subjects and views presented, and has been shown often in schools and other public functions to provide an overview of our program. Recorded 1978 and 1979 Copyright October, 1987 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use...
Keywords: Alternative Views; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; retrospective
Downloads: 213
[movies]Alternative Views #024: THE AMERICAN POLICE STATE - Frank Morrow
24. (N) THE AMERICAN POLICE STATE Government surveillance, harassment of dissidents and the legislative attack on civil liberties highlight the program. Joining the regular panel are John Duncan of the Texas Chapter of the American Civil Liberties and a women's rights activist who talks about her FBI dossier. Also featured is a videotape of police brutality against demonstrators in Austin who were protesting boat races in their barrio.
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; civil liberties; government surveillance; John Duncan; American Civil Liberties Union; police brutality; FBI
Downloads: 488
[movies]Alternative Views #055: "BIG D:" FROM JFK TO KKK - Frank Morrow
55. (N) "BIG D:" FROM JFK TO KKK This combination documentary and discussion of the history, present activities, and significance of the Ku Klux Klan in the U.S. includes a show and tell with the Klan newsletter and extensive video coverage and analysis of an anti-Klan rally in Dallas. Texas ACLU director John Duncan discusses the group. ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; News; Ku Klux Klan; KKK; Dallas; John Duncan; Texas ACLU; documentary
Downloads: 757
[movies]Alternative Views #074: THE CIA: ON COMPANY BUSINESS - Frank Morrow
74. (NC) THE CIA: ON COMPANY BUSINESS We once again examine that dark, vicious world of the CIA -- the use of U.S. labor organizations, the overthrow of legitimate governments, providing arms to favored groups, covert use of the American mass media, U.S. torture schools and CIA torture supervisors abroad -- all resulting in great human suffering and the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people and in the maintenance of repressive regimes...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; News: CIA; torture schools; On Company Business; John Stockwell Molly Dougherty
Downloads: 1,021
[movies]Alternative Views #116: FREE NAMIBIA - Frank Morrow
116. (N) FREE NAMIBIA In a shocking and moving documentary we see the terrible living conditions and racism under which the Black majority lives in Namibia and the growing resistance to white rule imposed by South African troops. Also, two guests provide us the latest information about the Namibian situation, particularly the action of the allied countries -- U.S. and South Africa. Originally aired: June 1980 Documentary "Free Namibia" Copyright, 1978 News: January, 1985 Copyright Feburary, 1985
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; Free Namibia; News; Namibia; Black majority; racism; white rule; United States; South Africa
Downloads: 557
[movies]Alternative Views #119: A CONVERSATION WITH DAVE DELLINGER - Frank Morrow
119. A CONVERSATION WITH DAVE DELLINGER We spotlight one of America's longtime fighters for peace, civil rights and social and economic justice. A pacifist for many years, Dave Dellinger talks about his imprisonment for his resistance to U.S. entry into World War II, and his opposition nuclear war and nuclear energy, beginning in the 1950s. In relating his other activities in the 1960s, he assesses his relationship with the civil rights movement, particularly his friendship with Martin Luther Ki...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; News; Dave Dellinger; activist; peace; civil rights; Chicago Seven; anti-war movement
Downloads: 197
[movies]Alternative Views #109: WHY AREN'T WE SMILING? - Frank Morrow
109. (N) WHY AREN'T WE SMILING? Secretaries are usually taken for granted. As the movie _9 to 5_ shows they are no longer standing for mistreatment and abuses. We focus on the working conditions of women office workers in the documentary _Why Aren't They Smiling?_, a slide-tape show about the secretarial oppression and discontent. Local women, who are carrying out organizing efforts in order to improve the lot of secretaries discuss the slide show and attempts by office and clerical workers to c...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; News; Secretaries; 9 to 5; mistreatment; abuses; women office workers; documentary; Why Aren't They Smiling; Austin
Downloads: 239
[movies]Alternative Views #120: AN INFORMAL EVENING WITH CHARLIE KING - Frank Morrow
120. AN INFORMAL EVENING WITH CHARLIE KING Charlie King writes and performs songs about ordinary people's lives, political events and various protest movements. His song "Acres of Claims" is a best seller and has become the anthem of the anti-nuclear movement. King sings several of his songs, explains the background of his music's origins and content and recounts his anti-nuke experience. A special feature of the program is the insertion of visual materials to enhance the meaning and drama of Ki...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; Charlie King; protest songs; anti-nuclear movement
Downloads: 125
[movies]Alternative Views #126,127: BOYS FOR SALE (PARTS I&II) - Frank Morrow
126. (N) BOYS FOR SALE (PART I) The tragic and shocking abuse of boy prostitutes is discussed by Dr. Tom Philpott and former Editor of _The Daily Texan_, Mark McKinnon, who has written articles on the subject. Philpott has found that these children are frequently physically abused, even tortured and killed. Many of the men who participate in this "practice" are among some of the most respected people at the top levels of the U.S...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; News; boy prostitutes; Atlanta
Downloads: 11,666 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Alternative Views #104: EAT, DRINK, AND BE WARY - Frank Morrow
104. (N) EAT, DRINK, AND BE WARY The dangers of pesticides, food additives and non-nutritive food are analyzed. The film _Eat, Drink and Be Wary_ demonstrates that food corporations, in their drive for profits, produce food that leads to disease and poor health for the American people. Additionally, a former food consultant with a government agency concerned with health and nutrition discusses the film and provides his insights and solutions to problems of food and health in the U.S...
Keywords: progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; pesticides; food additives; non-nutritive food; profits
Downloads: 372
[movies]Alternative Views #168.: A CONVERSATION WITH DR. SPOCK - Frank Morrow
168. A CONVERSATION WITH DR. SPOCK Dr. Benjamin Spock's name became universally known after his book "Baby and Child Care" was published, selling 26 million copies and being translated into 26 languages. Dr. Spock also is famous for his anti-war struggles from the l960s to the present. He reveals many little-known facts: why he wrote his book; how he became involved in the anti-war movement; his being sentenced to two years in jail; his relationship with Lyndon Johnson; why he is a socialist; an...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; News; Benjamin Spock
Downloads: 450
[movies]Alternative Views #160: INSIDE ISRAEL - Frank Morrow
160. INSIDE ISRAEL Israeli citizen and Peace Now activist Ilan Ziv gives us startling insights into the psychology of his country's leaders and citizens. He also evaluates the peace movement in Israel and the peace protests within the Israeli armed forces. Most revealing, however, is his analysis of the great affect the Holocaust had on the Israeli psyche--particularly that of this generation of Israeli leaders--which has caused severe psychological distortions, resulting in a country and leader...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; Ilan Ziv; Peace Now; Israel; Holocaust
Downloads: 354
[movies]Alternative Views #146: THREE MILE ISLAND AFTERMATH - Frank Morrow
146. (N) THREE MILE ISLAND AFTERMATH Randy King, a resident of Harrisburg who experienced firsthand the Three Mile Island nuclear accident and who now participates in a coalition of anti-nuclear groups, reveals much information about the TMI accident and his own conversion to anti-nuclear activism. He talks about the coverup of information on the tragic consequences to the health of the residents in the area: the soaring rate of miscarriages, stillbirths and deformed children, with even greater ...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; News; Three Mile Island; coverup; Randy King; Harrisburg; TMI; anti-nuclear; safety; economic cost; documentary
Downloads: 813
[movies]Alternative Views #207: "ALTERNATIVE VIEWS": A VIEW FROM THE INSIDE - Frank Morrow
207. "ALTERNATIVE VIEWS": A VIEW FROM THE INSIDE In an anniversary program marking the end of five years of continuous programming, we present an inside look at "Alternative Views": how it is made, what our sources of news stories are, where we get our guests, and how we receive our unique video footage and documentaries which are not shown on the Establishment media. In a "show and tell" we display samples of previous programs which are good examples of the nature of the show...
Keywords: Alternative Views; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; anniversary; retrospective
Downloads: 242
[movies]Alternative Views #150: LEONARD PELTIER: AN AMERICAN POLITICAL PRISONER - Frank Morrow
150. (N) LEONARD PELTIER: AN AMERICAN POLITICAL PRISONER A leader of the American Indian Movement, Leonard Peltier is serving two consecutive life sentences in federal prison for "aiding and abetting" in the deaths of two FBI agents. The highly controversial case has received great international interest, including human rights tribunals and Amnesty International, because of allegations of judicial and FBI misconduct: threatening witnesses, producing false evidence, perjury and withholding evide...
Keywords: Alternative Views; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; Leonard Peltier; Steve Robideau; American Indian Movement; FBI; human rights; Amnesty International
Downloads: 516
[movies]Alternative Views #159: INSIDE LEBANON - Frank Morrow
159. INSIDE LEBANON In an interview and a documentary we get an intimate feel for the situation in Lebanon from both the Israeli and Palestinian sides. Israeli citizen and Peace Now activist Ilan Ziv is a photo-journalist who made a documentary inside Lebanon during the fighting. He talks with Israeli soldiers as well as Palestinian refugees. Ziv captures the entire atmosphere and feeling of this tragic war and provides new insights into the thinking of the Israelis and the Palestinians...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; Ilan Ziv; Lebanon; Israel; Palestine; documentary
Downloads: 342
[movies]Alternative Views #167: MAKING A MOVIE ABOUT THE CIA - Frank Morrow
167. MAKING A MOVIE ABOUT THE CIA Alan Francovich is producer and director of the most definitive film on the CIA--the acclaimed three-hour documentary (On Company Business)--which took five years to make and required massive, world-wide research. The movie has won prizes at international film festivals and has been shown in over 30 countries. Francovich tells how the US government and the CIA have harassed him and have applied pressure to restrict the movie's distribution...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; CIA; Alan Francovich; On Company Business; documentary
Downloads: 790
[movies]Alternative Views #188: THE WORLDLY WARBLERS: POLITICAL SINGER - Frank Morrow
188. THE WORLDLY WARBLERS: POLITICAL SINGERS The fine art of music is a vehicle for popular expression in this collage of songs selected from previous Alternative Views programs. Using comedy and satire, the songsters creatively express their political and social opinions on subjects that are devastatingly real. Among the performers are local artists, including people from the satirical, neo-vaudevillian group Esther's Follies, and nationally recorded artists Charlie King and Blackberri...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; music; popular expression; political; comedy; satire
Downloads: 208
[movies]Alternative Views #153,154,155: COVERT ACTION (PARTS I,II&III) - Frank Morrow
153. (NC) COVERT ACTION (Part I) Our three-part series on covert action, featuring former CIA official John Stockwell and Louis Wolf, co-editor of _Covert Action Information Bulletin_, begins with an overview of the general nature and activities of the CIA. We then discuss how the "Intelligence Identities Protection Act" and the Reagan executive order on intelligence agencies would promote media self-censorship and thus repress public scrutiny and criticism of intelligence (including FBI) activi...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; News; CIA; John Stockwell; Louis Wolf; Covert Action Information Bulletin; ntelligence Identities Protection Act; Reagan; FBI; First Amendment; El Salvador; Green Berets; South Africa; Angola; Namibia; Mozambique; disinformation
Downloads: 979
[movies]Alternative Views #175,176,177: LIES AGREED UPON: GEORGE SELDES AND THE AMERICAN PRESS (PARTS I,II&III) - Frank Morrow
175. LIES AGREED UPON: GEORGE SELDES AND THE AMERICAN PRESS (PART I) Although George Seldes is one of the giants in the history of American journalism, particularly in the field of press criticism, he has been neglected and blacklisted by the mainstream press. In this three-part series we present the American TV debut of Seldes, who was a foreign correspondent from 1917-1939 and who published the alternative newspaper "In Fact" in the 1940s and l950s...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; Seldes; journalism; mass media; McCarthy
Downloads: 1,507 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Alternative Views #199: CHARLIE CLEMENTS, THE REBEL DOCTOR - Frank Morrow
199. CHARLIE CLEMENTS, THE REBEL DOCTOR Dr. Charlie Clements, who grew up in Austin, Texas, tells us why he joined the US Air Force, subsequently flying non-combat missions over Viet Nam. Clements explains why he refused to participate further in the Viet Nam War and describes the Air Force's response--giving him a psychiatric discharge. He then tells how he became a Quaker pacifist, went to medical school, and decided to go to El Salvador to give medical assistance to the rebels...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; Charlie Clements; Viet Nam; Quaker; pacifist; El Salvador; Central America; Reagan
Downloads: 357
[movies]Alternative Views #184: NEW TECHNOLOGY: WHOSE PROGRESS? - Frank Morrow
We present the US television premiere of this outstanding, new British documentary on the effects of automation and new technology on workers and the workplace. The film compares the glittering promises of business spokespersons about the potentially liberating aspects with the realities of corporate motivation for installing such equipment: higher profits and destruction of worker power. The result is weakening of worker and labor union control and the production not only of fewer jobs, but wor...
Keywords: progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; technology; automation; labor
Downloads: 375
[movies]Alternative Views #179: THE WAR GAME: THE REALITY OF NUCLEAR WAR - Frank Morrow
179. THE WAR GAME: THE REALITY OF NUCLEAR WAR We present the US television premiere of Peter Watkins' film "The War Game," a graphic portrayal of what would happen in the event of a nuclear attack on Great Britain. The movie was so powerful and realistic that the BBC banned it from TV despite the fact that the film had been commissioned by the BBC and had won an Academy Award in l966 for best documentary...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; The War Game; Peter Watkins; Academy Award; documentary; nuclear attack
Downloads: 2,843
[movies]Alternative Views #240: MANIPULATING AMERICA: THE RUSSIAN TROOPS IN CUBA -- REVISITED - Frank Morrow
240. MANIPULATING AMERICA: THE RUSSIAN TROOPS IN CUBA -- REVISITED A recent article in the NACLA publication had an extensive review of the US policy in Central America, pointing to the watershed nature of the situation of the Russian troops in Cuba which occurred during the Carter administration. The author claims that the policy of accommodation and assistance toward the Sandinista government in Nicaragua and the rebels in El Salvador was changed after the hawks made a non-event into a governm...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; CIA; NACLA; Cuba; US policy; Central America; Carter; Sandinista; Nicaragua; John Stockwell
Downloads: 321
[movies]Alternative Views #222: RACISM ON TELEVISION: A BRITISH EXAMPLE - Frank Morrow
222. RACISM ON TELEVISION: A BRITISH EXAMPLE TV/film producer-director Chris Thomas, whose documentary on new technology at the workplace we showed previously (see #184," brings with him an insightful documentary which he made showing the nature and extent of racism on English television, using clips from documentaries, panel discussions, interviews and entertainment programs. The program, which was shown on the BBC's public access hour, created a furor, resulting in threats of lawsuits, an unus...
Keywords: Alternative Views; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; Chris Thomas; racism; documentary; England; BBC
Downloads: 447
[movies]Alternative Views #261: FAULK AT HIS FINEST - Frank Morrow
261. FAULK AT HIS FINEST Austin's beloved folk humorist tells tales from his new book The Uncensored John Henry Faulk. The stories, which range from childhood recollections of life on a South Austin farm to commentary on political figures, embody a populist, egalitarian spirit. Some of these stories are from Faulk's well-known one-man show Pear Orchard USA. Through the use of these folk characters, Faulk is able to make political commentary which is palatable even to people who might disagree wi...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; John Henry Faulk; Austin; political commentary
Downloads: 286
[movies]Alternative Views #258: HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI: WHAT PEOPLE EXPERIENCED - Frank Morrow
258. HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI: WHAT PEOPLE EXPERIENCED Three short works are shown which reveal in powerful and touching reality what it was like to endure the atomic bombings in Japan. First is a 22 minute documentary, Hiroshima-Nagasaki," which contains movie footage in the cities after the bombs exploded. The documentary is so explicit and powerful that it was suppressed by the U.S. government for many years...
Keywords: Alternative Views; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; Hiroshima; Nagasaki; censored; Animation; Hiroshima-Nagasaki
Downloads: 3,609
[movies]Alternative Views #139: CIA UPDATE [1981] - Frank Morrow
139. (NC) CIA UPDATE [1981] Former CIA case officer makes another appearance to discuss recent activities of the CIA. Particular emphasis is placed on the congressional bill and the executive order which remove previous restraints on the intelligence services and which will make it a felony to reveal their activities and personnel, resulting in the first official secrets act in the history of the country...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; News; CIA; John Stockwell; official secrets act
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[movies]Alternative Views #163: TALKIN' UNION, Part II - Frank Morrow
The second half of the series takes us from World War II into the l950s. It features a documentary on women's struggles in Texas against low wages, poor working conditions and racism. Documentary: Copyright 1979 Original recording: September,1982 News: February, April 1986 Copyright April, 1986 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use...
Keywords: progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; unions; women
Downloads: 173
[movies]Alternative Views #162: TALKIN' UNION, Part I - Frank Morrow
"Talkin' Union" is a documentary made by People's History in Texas about the working conditions of female workers in Texas from the Depression to the l950s. The film shows the struggles of these women to improve their working conditions by trying to establish unions. The first program starts with the Depression and continues to World War II. Four women--two Chicanas, one Black and one White--tell their stories...
Keywords: progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; unions; women
Downloads: 237
[movies]Alternative Views #306: THE BUSINESS OF HUNGER - Frank Morrow
306. THE BUSINESS OF HUNGER Featuring a shocking documentary provided by the Marynoll Sisters, the program shows how peasant farmers are forced off their land in Third World countries to make way for large landowners and multinational agribusiness. By using the land for export crops, people go hungry because the country can no longer provide food for all its people. Additionally, the dispossessed landowners are either forced to work on the big farms at low wages or to go to the cities where they...
Keywords: progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; hunger; documentary; agribusiness; Third World
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[movies]Alternative Views #298: ANGELA DAVIS SPEAKS OUT - Frank Morrow
Dr. Davis gives the history of rape, particularly in its relationship to slavery and subsequent black history. She tells us about some of the black women who have been prominent (but unknown in White mainstream) leaders in the struggle against rape and racism. She also analyzes the rather tenuous relationship of the black civil rights movement with the women's liberation movement in regard to the subject of rape...
Keywords: progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; Angela Davis; rape; racism; civil rights
Downloads: 768
[movies]Alternative Views #344: AGE, AGING, AGEISM - Frank Morrow
344. AGE, AGING, AGEISM We investigate various aspects of aging and age prejudice. Two people in the Gray Panthers--one an organizer and the other the director of the Gray Panther office in Washington, D.C.--discuss their organization, the problem of aging in America and the insidiousness of prejudice against older people. Next, author Nancy Amadei assesses poverty in the U.S., particularly as it effects older people...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; Gray Panthers; prejudice; older people; AARP; documentary
Downloads: 415
[movies]Alternative Views #337: JOHN STOCKWELL: THE REAGAN REVOLUTION - Frank Morrow
337. JOHN STOCKWELL: THE REAGAN REVOLUTION Former CIA official John Stockwell provides an analysis of the Reagan Revolution. He discusses the fundamental restructuring of the economy and foreign policy, and how Reagan accomplished this. Stockwell scrutinizes Reaganomics and shows how it has weakened the U.S. economically while carrying out an enormous transfer of wealth from the poor and middle classes to the rich...
Keywords: Alternative Views; Alternative Information Network; progressive media; alternative media; public access television; Frank Morrow; Doug Kellner; Austin Community Television; News; CIA; John Stockwell; Reagan Revolution; civil liberties; foreign policy
Downloads: 513
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